On English prose. by James Runcieman Sutherland

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Published by University of Toronto Press in [Toronto] .

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  • English prose literature -- History and criticism

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SeriesThe Alexander lectures,, 1956-57
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LC ClassificationsPR753 .S8
The Physical Object
Pagination123 p.
Number of Pages123
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Open LibraryOL6241489M
LC Control Number58000251
OCLC/WorldCa280479

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